Booth scores 28 points, leads Villanova past Butler 75-54

Basketball 03/02/19, 16:24

Phil Booth scored 28 points and Eric Paschall had 12 in to lead Villanova to a 75-54 win over Butler in the home finale on Saturday.The Wildcats (22-8, 13-4 Big East) could still win at least a share of the conference crown in a season where they have as many ...

Figueroa lifts St. John’s to 71-65 win over No. 13 Villanova

Sports 02/17/19, 19:33

LJ Figueroa scored 22 points and St. John's rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half to stun No. 13 Villanova 71-65 on Sunday night.The Red Storm (19-7, 7-6 Big East) were down 48-34 with 12:30 left. St. John's scored 20 of the next 25 points to take its ...

No. 14 Villanova tops Creighton in OT for 10-0 Big East mark

Sports 02/07/19, 00:12

After losing four top players to the NBA, this was supposed to be something close to a rebuilding season for Villanova.There's no such thing for coach Jay Wright and the Wildcats.Freshman forward Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 17 points, senior guard Phil Booth hit key baskets down the stretch and ...

Villanova heads to Kansas for Final Four rematch in December

Sports 12/14/18, 02:17

Dedric Lawson was turning his attention from a harder-than-expected win over New Mexico State to studying for finals when he looked at his cellphone and saw Devonte Graham's name pop up.His old teammate, and now a member of the Charlotte Hornets, was calling with a pep talk."He saw we were ...

Villanova beat No. 14 Florida State for AdvoCare title

Sports 11/25/18, 21:49

Villanova is making a case to get back into the Top 25.Collin Gillespie had 17 points, including two key late free throws, and the Wildcats won the AdvoCare Invitational by beating No. 14 Florida State 66-60 non Saturday."He loves the competition," Villanova coach Jay Wright said. "I'm just glad he's ...

Villanova beat No. 14 Florida State for AdvoCare title

Sports 11/25/18, 19:05

Villanova is making a case to get back into the Top-25.Collin Gillespie had a game-high 17 points, including two key late free throws, and the Wildcats won the AdvoCare Invitational by beating No. 14 Florida State 66-60."He loves the competition," Villanova coach Jay Wright said. "I'm just glad he's on ...

No. 14 Florida State, Villanova meet in AdvoCare final

Sports 11/25/18, 02:56

Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton jokingly says he has revenge on his mind when his No. 14 Seminoles face Villanova coach Jay Wright and the defending national champion Wildcats in the championship game at the AdvoCare Invitational."I've got tremendous amount of respect for coach Wright. The only thing I don't ...

Villanova, Oklahoma State, LSU reach Advocare semifinals

Sports 11/22/18, 22:52

Villanova took a step forward after dropping out of the Top 25 for the first time since December 2013.Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the defending national champion Wildcats stopped a two-game skid by beating Canisius 83-56 on Thursday in the opening round of the AdvoCare Invitational ...

Duke steady at No. 1 as Villanova tumbles from Top 25

Basketball 11/19/18, 12:18

Top 25 after a week of easy wins. Two more tumbled all the way out after a week filled with defeats.One of them happens to be the reigning national champion.While top-ranked Duke and No. 2 Kansas did little to hurt their status as early national title contenders, Villanova and Syracuse ...

Villanova rolls in first game at new-look Pavillion

Sports 11/06/18, 23:04

Villanova started to head out for the second half toward its rehabilitated court when it somehow got lost in a maze of exits and sprinted out the wrong end."Everything's a first," coach Jay Wright said. "We're figuring it out."The Wildcats will quickly get used to the intricacies of their digs.They ...

NCAA champion Villanova picked to win Big East again

Sports 10/25/18, 11:50

Villanova is in a familiar place — atop the Big East Conference.The defending NCAA champions were picked by coaches to win the Big East Conference on Thursday. This is the fifth straight year the Wildcats have held the top spot. They received eight first-place votes while Marquette and Butler each ...

Villanova, Duke, Kentucky highlight MSG hoops schedule

Basketball 10/03/18, 09:13

Defending national champion Villanova will play at least three times at Madison Square Garden during the upcoming season, part of a 2018-19 college basketball schedule that also features Duke, Kentucky and Syracuse visiting what's been dubbed The World's Most Famous Arena.Florida, Maryland, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon and West Virginia are ...

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